Basel Children's Trust

The BCT (Basel Children’s Trust) is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization that provides community, support, and information to expectant parents and families with young children living in the Basel area: from “bump” to “babe” and “beyond”.

Playgroup schedule

Mondays

Bumps and Bruises
(0-5years)
9:30-11:30 , Basel 4055 Stöberstrasse 34 Kontaktstelle monday.bct@gmail.com

 Tuesdays

Ahead with English Playgroup (0-5years)
9:30-11:30, Riehen 4125 Gartengasse 18 info@aheadwithenglish.com

 Wednesdays

Bumps and Babes
(expecting parents – about 1 year old) 11:30-13:00,
Basel 4058 Max Kämpf Platz 2 Magical Café bumpsandbabes@gmail.com

 Thursdays

Ahead with English Playgroup (0-5years) 9:30-11:30,
Therwill 4106 Känelmattweg 5 info@aheadwithenglish.com

Fridays

Beyond Bruises (0-5years)
15:30-17:30,
Basel 4054 Reiterstrasse 16 Spielgruppe Gartespatze beyondbruises.bct@gmail.com

BCT Playgroup Attendance Rules: BCT non-members are welcome to 2 free visits/playgroup. After the second free visit we ask that the non-members then join the BCT or pay 5CHF per playgroup.
We are also understanding if you need to arrive a little later or leave a little early to accommodate your little one’s schedule.

BCT Playgroup Code of Conduct: Please keep your child within arms reach. Parents are responsible for their own child. If your child(ren) is ill or contagious please give the weeks playgroup a miss. We look forward to welcoming you next week. Physically discipling children is not permitted at BCT playgroups.

Mondays

Bumps and Bruises
(0-5years)
9:30-11:30 , Basel 4055 Stöberstrasse 34 Kontaktstelle monday.bct@gmail.com

 Tuesdays

Ahead with English Playgroup (0-5years)
9:30-11:30, Riehen 4125 Gartengasse 18 info@aheadwithenglish.com

 Wednesdays

Bumps and Babes
(expecting parents – about 1 year old) 11:30-13:00,
Basel 4058 Max Kämpf Platz 2 Magical Café bumpsandbabes@gmail.com

 Thursdays

Ahead with English Playgroup (0-5years) 9:30-11:30,
Therwill 4106 Känelmattweg 5 info@aheadwithenglish.com

Fridays

Beyond Bruises (0-5years)
15:30-17:30,
Basel 4054 Reiterstrasse 16 Spielgruppe Gartespatze beyondbruises.bct@gmail.com

BCT Playgroup Attendance Rules: BCT non-members are welcome to 2 free visits/playgroup. After the second free visit we ask that the non-members then join the BCT or pay 5CHF per playgroup.
We are also understanding if you need to arrive a little later or leave a little early to accommodate your little one’s schedule.

BCT Playgroup Code of Conduct: Please keep your child within arms reach. Parents are responsible for their own child. If your child(ren) is ill or contagious please give the weeks playgroup a miss. We look forward to welcoming you next week. Physically discipling children is not permitted at BCT playgroups.

Our blog

A Toolkit for Long Trips
A Toolkit for Long Trips Are you going away soon? Do you need ideas on how to keep your children entertained during a long journey? Then you must read today’s piece. It comes from one of our Co-Chairs, Morgan Hardy and contains helpful suggestions. The list contains many items that are affordable, educational and entertaining. They… Read More »A Toolkit for Long Trips
June 23, 2022
Ask the Nurse
Ask the Nurse This piece comes from the BCT’s Parenting newsletter archive. We have modified this piece to meet the blog’s requirements.   Ask the Nurse – About Ticks Text by Alison Snow (Registered Nurse) Summer is an excellent time to enjoy the beautiful Swiss countryside. However, it is essential to watch out for ticks. The… Read More »Ask the Nurse
June 21, 2022
A Berry Crumble Recipe
A Berry Crumble Recipe Dear Readers, The weekend is here, and it’s time for a leisurely lunch with a delicious seasonal dessert. Perhaps one that is relatively effortless to make. Consider a berry crumble with vanilla ice cream on the side.  Here is a straightforward recipe for one that serves six. You will need: 800g… Read More »A Berry Crumble Recipe
June 17, 2022

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